eLucid mHealth win investment Read more

eLucid mHealth win investment

eLucid mHealth win investment: eLucid mHealth, a healthcare tech company, has earned a £49,500 investment from the North West Fund for Micro Loans. The investment will enable eLucid to dispense more of their patented medical monitoring equipment – at home and abroad. eLucid co-founder, Graham Howieson also said that the money will help to create jobs […]

Handforth Mother of Two Launches Tidy Tot Read more

Handforth Mother of Two Launches Tidy Tot

Handforth Mother of Two Launches Tidy Tot: Jennifer Unsworth, a mother of two from Handforth in Stockport, has developed and launched a new product to ensure that infant feeding times aren’t as messy. Tidy Tot is a combined tray and bib, which removes the gap from between the infant and the tray of a high […]

Negative inflation hits UK Read more

Negative inflation hits UK

Negative inflation hits UK: The UK inflation rate turned negative yesterday, for the first time since Harold Macmillan was prime minister in 1960. It dropped to -0.1% in April: Pennine Business News’ Reuben Cutts looks at the implications this could have. All firms in the north-west can expect to see their margins squeezed, because prices […]

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Revenues at Stobart Group increase

Revenues at Stobart Group increase: The Carlisle support services and infrastructure goliath Stobart Group has seen its revenues increased to £116.6m. The Group operates in railway maintenance, aviation sectors, and biomass energy. They also have investments in a property and logistics portfolio. Revenues from operations increased by 18%, but earnings have dropped by 22% to […]

Stalybridge Handmade Market returns Read more

Stalybridge Handmade Market returns

Stalybridge Handmade Market returns: The Stalybridge Handmade Market returns this Saturday, May 16, for another display of talented makers, creators and food producers in the beautiful Victoria Market Hall (Stalybridge Civic Hall). As usual there will be over 50 handpicked traders selling their handmade delights, and there’ll be live music throughout the day. Singer/ songwriter duo […]